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  • Gandharvas — Gandharvas, in der Mythologie der brahmanischen Inder eine Art halbgöttlicher Wesen, welche in Indras Himmel als Tänzer, Sänger u. dgl. fungiren. Sie sind sehr zahlreich, stehen unter Häuptern aus ihrer Mitte u. sind männlichen wie weiblichen… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • gandharvas —    The gandharvas are celestial singers and musi cians. They are mentioned in the VEDAS and also play a minor role in the epics (RAMAYANA; MAHAB HARATA) and PURANAS. They are minor but ubiqui tous characters in Indian mythology.    KUBERA, the… …   Encyclopedia of Hinduism

  • Gandharvas —    In Vedic myth the heavenly choristers of Swarga, the heaven of Indra. They are usually found associated with the Apsarases, the celestial nymphs of Swarga. They were said to have a great partiality for women, and the word Gandharva was used to …   Who’s Who in non-classical mythology

  • Gandharvas —    Celestial singers and musicians from Sanskrit poetry …   The writer's dictionary of science fiction, fantasy, horror and mythology

  • The Gandharvas — Infobox musical artist Name = The Gandharvas Img capt = Img size = Landscape = Background = group or band Alias = The Droogs The London Droogs Origin = London, Ontario, Canada Genre = Rock, alternative rock Years active = 1989–2000 Label = Watch… …   Wikipedia

  • Гандхарвы — (Gandharvas) второстепенные индийские божества, гении музыки и пения, небесные певцы и музыканты. Ригведа знает только одного Г., который является здесь изобретателем и стражем божественного напитка Сома. Он знает и возвещает тайны неба и… …   Энциклопедический словарь Ф.А. Брокгауза и И.А. Ефрона

  • Gandharva Kingdom — refers to the territory inhabited by a tribe called Gandharvas who were one among the Exotic Tribes of Ancient India. They were well versed in music and dance. Gandarvas were also powerful warriors who roamed in Indian kingdoms disregarding any… …   Wikipedia

  • Kinnara (hinduismo) — En la literatura épica india, los kinnaras eran una tribu exótica, mencionada junto con otros como los devas (que incluian a los rudras, los maruts, los vasus y los aditias), los asuras (que incluian a los daitias, los dánavas y los kalakeias),… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Kinnara Kingdom — refers to the territory of a tribe called Kinnaras who one among the exotic tribes, mentioned along with others like Devas (including Rudras, Maruts, Vasus and Adityas), Asuras (including Daityas, Danavas and Kalakeyas), Pisachas, Gandharvas,… …   Wikipedia

  • Yaksha Kingdom — refers to the territory of a tribe called Yakshas who were one among the Exotic Tribes of Ancient India. They had kinship with another similar tribe viz. Rakshasas. Yaksha king Vaisravana (also known as Kubera, Kuvera etc) and Rakshasa king… …   Wikipedia

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